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Chapter 7. Common Features

7.1. Element Property Icons


Throughout this guide, the elements of each resource are detailed in tables. These tables include a properties column, displaying icons depicting element properties. The meaning of these icons is shown in Table 7.1, “Element property icons”.

Table 7.1. Element property icons

Property Description Icon
Required for creation These elements must be included in the client-provided representation of a resource on creation, but are not mandatory for an update of a resource.
Non-updatable These elements cannot have their value changed when updating a resource. Include these elements in a client-provided representation on update only if their values are not altered by the API user. If altered, the API reports an error.
Read-only These elements are read-only. Values for read-only elements are not created or modified.